[libvirt] [PATCH] Fix virDomainObj ref handling in QEMU driver

Matthias Bolte matthias.bolte at googlemail.com
Tue Dec 8 20:48:04 UTC 2009

2009/12/8 Daniel P. Berrange <berrange at redhat.com>:
> Since the monitor I/O is processed out of band from the main
> thread(s) invoking monitor  commands, the virDomainObj may be
> deleted by the I/O thread. The qemuDomainObjBeginJob takes an
> extra reference to protect against final deletion, but this
> reference is released by the corresponding EndJob call. THus
> after the EndJob call it may not be valid to reference the
> virDomainObj any more. To allow callers to detect this, the
> EndJob call is changed to return the remaining reference count.

ACK. Together with your 'QEMU text monitor parsing' patch I get
successful TCK runs. Thanks.


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